From the Back Cover
Build extraordinary web sites with CSS in the newest browsers
With Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, and other browsers debuting new versions, an updated resource on building web sites with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is critical. This new edition of a perennial classic responds to that need and gets you quickly up to speed on using CSS to create appealing web sites in a professional way. Completely updated with new examples, this full-color book has been carefully revised based on reader input and now provides an even more concise and streamlined introduction to CSS. Veteran authors Ian Pouncey and Richard York cover how to write CSS from scratch like a professional, and discuss the many improvements to CSS that have emerged since the previous edition.
Beginning CSS, Third Edition:
Dissects the various elements that make up a style sheet
Demonstrates how to style and manipulate the display of text
Zeroes in on how to use background images appropriately
Examines the box model and how it is used to lay out content
Addresses a variety of ways to position content and explains how to create a complete layout
Reviews advanced techniques such as styling for mobile devices, using custom fonts, and applying gradient backgrounds with CSS
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About the Author
is a web developer living in London, England, and working for the BBC. He has been working on the web for over 11 years, producing web sites from small sites for local businesses to the latest version of the Yahoo! home page. He is a member of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Education and Outreach Working Group and a web accessibility advocate.